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Easter in Armenia (4 days/ 3 nights)

Tour price: 295 USD Duration of the tour: 4 days The tour distance: 475 km ( 295 miles ) Tour type: Armenia
Day 1

Arrival in Yerevan and check-in at the hotel. After a short rest you have a tour around the city. The most significant sights are the Matenadaran which houses the world's largest collection of medieval books and manuscripts, as well as the Cascade complex, Republic Square, the Opera Theater, the museum of the Armenian Genocide in Tsitsernakaberd, etc.
Overnight at the hotel Erebuni 4 *.

  • Yerevan
  • Republic Square
  • The Armenian Genocide memorial complex
  • Cascade
  • The Armenian National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Alexander Spendiaryan
Day 2

Visit to the History Museum of Armenia. Departure to Garni, one of the most important architectural treasures in Armenia. It is an ancient pagan temple of the Hellenistic era of the first century, which survived the Christianization of Armenia in 301 AD. Not far from Garni is Geghard monastery, another example of Armenian medieval architecture.. The monastery is excavated right in the cave.
In the evening, you have dinner celebrating Easter according to Armenian traditions.
Later visit to Russian Orthodox Church in Yerevan and participate in the liturgy. Being part of the Yerevan Governorate of the Russian Empire, the church was built to serve the 2nd Caucasian division of the Russian troops deployed near Yerevan. The church was named after Saint Alexander Nevsky.
During the Soviet period, the church was closed and turned into a warehouse, and was reopened with the independence of Armenia in 1991. It was entirely renovated in 2000.
Overnight at the hotel Erebuni 4 *.

  • Garni
  • Garni
  • Garni Gorge
  • Geghard monastery
  • Geghard monastery
Day 3

Departure to Khor Virap Monastery, one of the oldest centers of Christianity (3rd century). According to the legend, Tiridates the III imprisoned Gregory the Illuminator in a hole full of snakes and insects. Here Gregory the Illuminator stayed about 14 years. In the fifth century a monastery was built on this hole. From here you can have a breathtaking panorama of Mount Ararat.
On the way to Noravank, visit to Areni winery. Here you can taste different kinds of wine. Visit to Noravank monastery, built in the 13th-14th centuries in a narrow gorge. The gorge is known for its tall, sheer, brick-red cliffs, directly across from the monastery. The monastery is best known for its two-storey Surb Astvatsatsin (Holy Mother of God) church, which grants access to the second floor by way of a narrow stone-made staircase jutting out from the face of building.
Overnight at the hotel Erebuni 4 *.

 


  • Khor Virap monastery
  • Khor Virap monastery
  • Mount Ararat
  • Noravank
  • Noravank
Day 4

Departure to the city of Etchmiadzin. Visit to Ejmiadzin Cathedral (4th-5th c the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church.  The cathedral was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000 and is considered the oldest cathedral in the world.
Departure to the airport. Flight

  • Mother Cathedral, Etchmiadzin
  • Mother Cathedral
  • Etchmiadzin
  • Etchmiadzin
  • Etchmiadzin

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